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Panasonic HC-V10 Operating Instructions Manual

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Basic Operating Instructions

Digital Video Camera

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Before use, please read these instructions completely.
More detailed instructions on the operation of this unit are
contained in "Operating Instructions (PDF format)" in the supplied
CD-ROM. Install it on your PC to read it.


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  • Page 1: Digital Video Camera

    Basic Operating Instructions Digital Video Camera HC-V10 Model No. Before use, please read these instructions completely. More detailed instructions on the operation of this unit are contained in “Operating Instructions (PDF format)” in the supplied CD-ROM. Install it on your PC to read it. VQT4C40...
  • Page 2: Information For Your Safety

    ≥ Do not install or place this unit in a Use only the recommended accessories. bookcase, built-in cabinet or in another ≥ Always use a genuine Panasonic HDMI confined space. Ensure this unit is well mini cable (RP-CDHM15, RP-CDHM30: ventilated.
  • Page 3: Cautions For Use

    Countries outside the European the unit emits smoke or an unusual smell), Union immediately stop operating the unit and consult the Panasonic Customer Care This symbol is only valid Centre on 132600. in the European Union. If you wish to discard...
  • Page 4 ∫ Indemnity about recorded ≥ Refer to page 12 for more details on SD content cards. Panasonic does not accept any responsibility for damages directly or ∫ For the purposes of these indirectly due to any type of problems that...
  • Page 5: Table Of Contents

    Contents Information for Your Safety......2 Accessories..........6 Optional accessories......7 Preparation Power supply..........8 Inserting/removing the battery..... 8 Charging the battery ......9 Charging and recording time..... 11 Recording to a card ........ 12 Cards that you can use with this unit..........12 Inserting/removing an SD card..
  • Page 6: Accessories

    Accessories Check the accessories before using this unit. Keep the accessories out of reach of children to prevent swallowing. Product numbers correct as of Jan. 2012. These may be subject to change. Battery pack VW-VBL090 AC adaptor VSK0784 AV cable K2KYYYY00203 USB cable K2KYYYY00202...
  • Page 7: Optional Accessories

    Optional accessories Some optional accessories may not be available in some countries. * (GC) (GC) To use the VW-LDC103E, the shoe Battery charger (VW-BC10EB) adaptor/VW-SK12E and the battery pack/VW-VBG130, VW-VBG260 are (GA/GW) required. To charge the battery pack/ Battery charger (VW-BC10E) VW-VBG130, VW-VBG260, the AC adaptor/VW-AD21EB-K, VW-AD20EB-K (GN)
  • Page 8: Preparation

    To ensure that safe products are used we would recommend that a genuine Panasonic battery pack is used. Inserting/removing the battery ≥ Press the power button to turn off the unit. (l 14) Install the battery by inserting it in the direction shown in the figure.
  • Page 9: Charging The Battery

    Charging the battery When this unit is purchased, the battery is not charged. Charge the battery fully before using this unit for the first time. ∫ Charging with an AC adaptor. The unit is in the standby condition when the AC adaptor is connected. The primary circuit is always “live”...
  • Page 10: Connecting To The Ac Outlet

    ∫ Connecting to the AC outlet If you turn on the unit while connecting with the AC adaptor, you can use the unit with power supplied from the outlet. When recording for a long time, keep the AC adaptor connected and use it together with the battery. ∫...
  • Page 11: Charging And Recording Time

    PC on again, or waking from sleep mode. ≥ The unit will be charged if it is connected to a Panasonic Blu-ray disc recorder or DVD recorder with a USB cable, even if the power is turned off.
  • Page 12: Recording To A Card

    SDXC Memory Cards that can be used for motion picture recording on the following website. (This website is in English only.) ≥ Operation of the SD Card 256 MB or less is not guaranteed. Also, the SD Card 32 MB or less cannot be used for the motion picture recording.
  • Page 13: Inserting/removing An Sd Card

    Inserting/removing an SD card When using an SD card not from Panasonic, or one previously used on other equipment, for the first time on this unit, format the SD card. (l 21) When the SD card is formatted, all of the recorded data is deleted. Once the data is deleted, it cannot be restored.
  • Page 14: Turning The Unit On/off

    Preparation Turning the unit on/off You can turn the unit on and off using the power button or by opening and closing the LCD monitor. Turning the unit on and off with the power button Open the LCD monitor and press the power button to turn on the unit. To turn off the unit Hold down the power button until the status indicator goes off.
  • Page 15: Setting Date And Time

  • Page 16: Basic

    Basic Intelligent Auto mode The modes (appropriate for the condition) are set just by pointing the unit to what you want to record. /MANUAL Intelligent auto/Manual button Press this button to switch Intelligent Auto Mode/Manual Mode. Basic Recording motion pictures ≥...
  • Page 17: Recording Still Pictures

    Basic Recording still pictures ≥ Open the lens cover before turning on the unit. Change the mode to open the LCD monitor. Press the button. VQT4C40...
  • Page 18: Motion Picture/still Picture Playback

    Basic Motion picture/Still picture playback Change the mode to Select the play mode select icon A using 3/4/2 and press the ENTER button. Select the [VIDEO/PICTURE] you wish to play back, then press the ENTER button. ≥ Press the MENU button. ≥...
  • Page 19: Watching Video/pictures On Your Tv

    0h00m00s 0h00m00s 0h00m00s Select the operation icon using 3/4/2/1. B Operation icon ≥ Press the ENTER button to display/not-display the operation icon. Motion picture playback Still picture playback Playback/Pause Slide show (playback of the still 1/;: 1/;: Rewind playback pictures in numerical order) Fast forward playback start/pause.
  • Page 20: Using The Menu Screen

    Basic Using the menu screen To get back to the previous screen Press the MENU button. Press 2 of the cursor button. To exit the menu screen Press 3/4/2/1 to select the Press the MENU button. top menu A, then press the ∫...
  • Page 21: Using The Zoom

    Basic Using the Zoom ¬ Change the mode to Zoom lever T side: Close-up recording (zoom in) W side: Wide-angle recording (zoom out) ≥ The zoom speed varies depending on the range over which the zoom lever is moved. A Zoom bar The zoom bar is displayed during the zoom operation.
  • Page 22: Deleting Scenes/still Pictures

    Basic Deleting scenes/still pictures Deleted scenes/still pictures cannot be restored, so perform appropriate confirmation of the contents before proceeding with deletion. ¬ Change the mode to To delete the scene or still picture being played back Press the button while scenes or still pictures to be deleted are being played back.
  • Page 23: Others

    Others Specifications Digital Video Camera Information for your safety Power source: DC 5.0 V (When using AC adaptor) DC 3.6 V (When using battery) Power consumption: Recording; 2.7 W Charging; 5.3 W Motion picture recording format: MPEG-4 AVC file format compliant (.MP4) Motion picture compression: MPEG-4 AVC/H.264 Audio compression:...
  • Page 24 Lens: Auto Iris, 63k Optical Zoom, F1.9 to F5.7 Focal length; 1.5 mm to 94.5 mm Macro (Full range AF) 35 mm equivalent; Motion picture/Still picture; 31.6 mm to 2262 mm (16:9), 31.6 mm to 2254 mm (4:3) Minimum focus distance; Approx.
  • Page 25 Mass: Approx. 212 [without battery (supplied) and an SD card (optional)] Mass in operation: Approx. 239 [with battery (supplied) and an SD card (optional)] Operating temperature: 0 oC to 40 oC Operating humidity: 10%RH to 80%RH Battery operation time: See page 11 AC adaptor Information for your safety Power source:...
  • Page 26: About Copyright

    Others About copyright ∫ Carefully observe copyright This product is licensed under the AVC laws patent portfolio license for the personal and non-commercial use of a consumer to (i) Recording of pre-recorded tapes or discs encode video in compliance with the AVC or other published or broadcast material Standard (“AVC Video”) and/or (ii) decode for purposes other than your own private...
  • Page 27: Reading The Operating Instructions (pdf Format)

    Instructions] to install. Instructions (PDF format) (Example: When an English language Delete the PDF file from the “Program Files\Panasonic\HC\” folder. ≥ When the contents in the Program Files folder cannot be displayed, click the [Show the contents of this folder] to display them.
  • Page 28 Panasonic Corporation Web site: VQT4C40 © Panasonic Corporation 2012 F0112AS0...

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